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Headword: Γυναίκισις
Adler number: gamma,496
Translated headword: acting the woman, drag act
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
[Meaning] female imitation. "[...] before paying the price for that other drag act."[1]
Greek Original:
Γυναίκισις: ἡ γυναικεία μίμησις. πρὶν τῆς ἑτέρας γυναικίσεως δίκην δοῦναι.
Note:
[1] Aristophanes, Thesmophoriazusae 863 (web address 1 below), with comment from the scholia there.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; gender and sexuality
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 19 July 2002@13:05:54.
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